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Janet's family
Janet
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
24
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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access_time 6 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
It means a lot to us as a family. It will help us to build a new spacious house. Currently we are living in a small house that cannot accommodate all of us once our children grow up. We will also buy a cow to supply us with milk for consumption and also sell some of it as income. Currently we are buying milk at a high price of KES 50 per litre which is very expensive given that I don't have a stable job.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My young daughter joined school in May and the joy that she had was enough to make us happy. It is a milestone journey to see your young one start a new life.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
We don't have enough land to plant maize and vegetables. The population pressure has forced us to move away from our home and buy a small piece of land. This land cannot accommodate a cow and a small farm for maize and vegetables. We are planning to buy another piece of land inorder to produce enough food for the family.